Tit for Tat – Pay Me Back

By: Katie Messer “The merciful are blessed, for they will be shown mercy” (Matthew 5:7). Have you even been blown away by the generosity of another? Maybe you are in college and instant soup is on the menu multiple times a week. Perhaps you are working multiple jobs, but still…
May 16, 2016

Weakness is a Blessing

By: Tekoa Manning Can I ask you to think about your greatest weakness for a moment? Now, can I invite you to look at some things Jesus, Yeshua, did that I find mesmerizing, that might be encouraging to you? There was a man in the book of John, who was…
March 7, 2016
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Redefining Failure

By: Abigail Driscoll Shame. Guilt. Worthlessness. Inadequacy. These are feelings many of us are all too familiar with, especially when it comes to failure. Maybe you applied for a job you really wanted and after interviewing, the company decided to move on with a different candidate. Maybe you started a…
January 9, 2016

He is Perfect Love

When the day bird sings and the trees clap their hands When the ocean foams along the shore When the sun kisses your face and the breeze ripples your hair When you can't feel a thing because perfect love cast out fear. And perfect love is obsolete For you went…
November 9, 2015


by Kristina Fertala The frontal lobe is the portion of the brain responsible for memory storage, motor control, and most importantly decision making, building and growing the reference of correctness that will guide our lives. In a unique comparison to other lobes, the frontal lob does not reach its complete developmental functionality until…
June 1, 2015
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You Get a New Name!

by Christina StolaasHave you ever read something that resonates so loudly within your heart that it just stops you in your tracks? This morning I’m having one of those moments where I feel compelled to sit down and pour my heart out. Though the pace and schedule for today is…
November 6, 2012

The Most Beautiful People

by Natalie Lynn BortonI discovered this quote a while ago, but had forgotten about it until recently when a dear friend reminded me of it. It’s such a beautiful truth, isn’t it? We hate to struggle and we crave to be beautiful, but what if in order to be truly…
October 17, 2012